SCRAMBLE in a Sentence

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scramble
 n.  unceremonious and disorganized struggle; rushing about hastily in an undignified way
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  A sudden thought made her scramble to her feet.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  Then it did seem as if Ben really would scramble down on her side of the wall, he was so outraged.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
3  There was a brief fierce scramble, the rugs were tossed on the ground, Dickon held Colin's arm, the thin legs were out, the thin feet were on the grass.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
4  And if she turned over and found one in bed she would scramble out and lift a howl that you would think the house was afire.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX.
5  It is rather hard work: there is now no smooth road into the future: but we go round, or scramble over the obstacles.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
6  I made a sweeping blow in the dark at them with the levers, and began to scramble into the saddle of the machine.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In X
7  It was a nearer thing than the fight in the forest, I think, this last scramble.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In X
8  Before the housewives could rest, several people called, and there was a scramble to get ready to see them.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
9  When they were done we threw down some flowers, and saw them scramble for them, kiss their hands to the invisible ladies, and go laughing away, to smoke and drink beer, I suppose.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE
10  It was beneath the dignity of any of them to indulge in a scramble for money.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  In the mad scramble he was aware that the color sergeant flinched suddenly, as if struck by a bludgeon.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
12  The bell rang again so soon that I made a mere scramble of my dressing, instead of the careful operation I could have wished under the circumstances, and went downstairs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
13  Then it began to scramble all over the oval stellated globe of the tiny blossoms.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
14  But she laid the baby beside Melanie, scrambled to the ground and, reaching up, lifted Wade out.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
15  Pitty scrambled into her bedroom like a rabbit panting for its burrow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
Example Sentence:
1  He also has the ability to recover quickly in scramble situations and control rebounds.
2  All passengers get off and scramble over the mud, rocks and trees to get on the other bus and continue their journey, my informer explained.
3  She managed to scramble over the wall.
4  He broke his leg in his scramble down the wall.
5  The girl scrambled over the wall.
6  Maybe the alcohol has scrambled his brains.
7  We scrambled up the nearly perpendicular side of the mountain.
8  Lacking his code book, the spy was unable to decipher the scrambled message sent to him from the KGB.
9  That was good! Says I, "me-yow! me-yow!" as soft as I could, and then I put out the light and scrambled out of the window on to the shed.
10  You start--did you hear a noise? I daresay it is only a rat scrambling along the rafters of the adjoining schoolroom: it was a barn before I had it repaired and altered, and they are generally haunted by rats.
11  The young man went scrambling down into the ward in frantic haste.
12  Did you hear a noise? I dare say it is a rat scrambling along the rafters of the adjoining schoolroom.
13  She heard a little animal scratching and scrambling about in the chimney close above her.
14  The Vibram sole unit could do with a little more rigidity for scrambling, but provides good adhesion for walking on all surfaces.
15  Tourists were scrambling over the rocks looking for the perfect camera angle.